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In Celebration Geraldine

Geraldine O’Sullivan’s Story

“When my fiancé Martin and I were planning our wedding day, like a lot of couples we already had everything we needed and so a traditional gift registry didn’t resonate with us. We decided we would rather our guests donate...
chris holohan fundraising in memory

Chris Holohan’s Story

“When my friend Erin passed away, her family chose to support Tŷ Hafan, a cause close to their hearts. I really wanted to help and then the idea came to me to do a running challenge, in Erin’s Memory. Committing...
Maria Timon Samra

Maria Timon Samra to leave Tŷ Hafan

Maria Timon Samra, Chief Executive of Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice, has announced that she will be stepping down from the role in 2024 after almost four years leading the charity. Maria, who joined Tŷ Hafan as Chief Executive in May...
dark run barry and swansea

Rescheduled dates for Barry Island and Swansea Bay Dark Runs

We can confirm that our Barry Island Dark Run will now take place on Friday 10th of November and our Swansea Bay Dark Run will now take place on Saturday 18th of November. If you have already signed up for...

Fundraising success for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice following very challenging year

Christmas has “come early” for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. Earlier this week (Tuesday 6 December) leading Welsh entertainers including ‘It’s a Sin’ star Callum Scott Howells and Steve Speirs of ‘The Tuckers’ thrilled a sell-out audience at Cardiff’s David’s Hall,...
End of life care appeal

Rose’s story at the heart of Tŷ Hafan’s first ever intensive fundraising appeal

Tragic baby Rose’s story at the heart of Tŷ Hafan’s first ever intensive fundraising appeal to raise £250,000 in just 60 hours On Sunday (Nov 27) Tŷ Hafan children’s hospice will launch its first ever intensive fundraising appeal in a...

Cai’s Story

“I’m Micaela, mum of three sons – Cai, who passed away at Tŷ Hafan earlier this year and his younger brothers Harrison and Nico. “So much has happened in my life with Cai. When he was little he was diagnosed...

Claire’s add unique fun and sparkle to Tŷ Hafan

Global youth fashion and toy retailer Claire’s has been busy adding some of its unique fun and sparkle to Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. Claire’s Field Vice President, UK and Republic of Ireland, Scott Cushion, was one of dozens of our...

Business to business: work with us

The daily cost of Tŷ Hafan’s care is £14,727. That’s £5.2m each year. It’s a huge sum and the heroic businesses that are generous enough to donate to us play a vital role in raising this money. If you’d like...

News from the hospice

There are always marvellous things going on at the Tŷ Hafan hospice. Here’s the latest news… Service of Remembrance It was heart-warming to welcome families back for our first face-to-face memorial service in 2 years. Our summer Service of Remembrance...

Sending our best wishes to our King and Patron

We would like to extend our sincere condolences to our patron, King Charles III, the Queen Consort and the wider Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was a devoted servant to the United Kingdom and...

End of life care in a home-from-home

Perhaps from an early age, we feel unable to talk about dying. For some, this might have even been discouraged. But as sensitive as it is, we must talk about this. Between April and September this year, 14 children have...